A NEW ERA OF LACROSSE IN NORTHERN COLORADO

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OUR MISSION

Our Mission is to elevate and accelerate youth and high school lacrosse on the Northside of Denver through top level coaching, individual development, team play, leadership & character development, and a community atmosphere.

Meet our Team

We believe that the best coaches are the best leaders. When looking for coaches, we look for extraordinary leaders who have not only played at a high level, but have coached at a high level as well. Our experience building high character athletes and winning cultures in high school and college lacrosse helps us provide our Northside teams with a unique and valuable experience that prepares them for the next level of lacrosse and life! 

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ETHAN LAHODA

Founder and Director
Head Coach at Mountain Range High School (Westminster), Rocky Mountain Rattlers Director, founder of S3 Lacrosse, & two time MCLA National Champion.
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CHRISTIAN BACKES

CSCS, Speed, Strength, & Nutrition/Wellness
Christian is from Aurora Colorado where he grew up playing lacrosse, football, and basketball. He attended Grandview High School where he played football and basketball and ultimately committed to play football at the University of Northern Colorado ultimately ending up at Wyoming. In addition Christian played MCLA D2 Lacrosse at UNC. Christian received his degree from UNC in Sports and Exercise Science. Since Graduating; he has spent the past three years as the Director of Development at Elite Speed Sports Performance working with some of the top athletes in the North Denver Metro Area as well as some of the top high school programs.
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RYAN MACDONALD

Northern Director
Head Coach at Colorado State University, MCLA National Champion, All-Conference Midfielder-RMLC 1st Team, All-America 2nd Team Midfielder-MCLA at Colorado State, Team Offensive Most Valuable Player, and Team Captain.
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KAELENE CURRY

Mental Performance
Kaelene Curry is a Mental Performance Coach for athletes of all ages. Her experiences as a Division I college softball player, assistant coach, and mental performance coach have afforded her an intricate and elite understanding of competition and performance. Since attaining her master’s degree, she has been influencing athletes to Build their Championship Mindsets across the country. She provides 1:1 coaching, team trainings, presentations, and workshops in many athletic performance domains, from amateur North American Hockey hopefuls to USTA Juniors, to DI and DII collegiate athletic departments. https://selkingperformance.com/89-2/
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PETER DEVLIN

Director of Training and Events
Head Coach at Dawson High School, Director of Elevation Lacrosse, 2016 4A Coach of the year.
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DYLAN STANTON

Administrative Director
Varsity Defensive Coordinator at Mountain Range High School, Rocky Mountain Rattlers Director of Operations, CU Lacrosse Alum, 2015 Brine All-American
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NICK VOIGT

Coach
Head Coach at Boulder High School, CCC West All Conference Team and CIAC Second Team All State at William H. Hall High School, CT. Played college lacrosse at LaSalle College & Clark University, Former Defensive Coordinator at Clark University
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WILL CANTWELL

Coach
Head Coach at Thompson Valley High School, 2018 4A Coach of the Year, MCLA National Champion, and all-time leading scorer at Golden High School.
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CORY HUGHES

Coach
Head Coach at Jefferson Academy High School, former Columbine High School assistant, two time MCLA National Champion.
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KYLE DONER

Coach
Head Coach at Holy Family High School, All-state attackman at Monarch High School, College lacrosse at Augustana College, Helped lead his team to a CCIW league win and playoff berth in 2014
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KYLE BURTO

Coach
Offensive Coordinator at Fairview High School, 10 plus years of coaching experience at various levels, Founder of Flatirons Lacrosse Academy, Three time National Champion at Salisbury University (MD)
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John Roach

Coach
Assistant coach at University of Colorado, All-American at Wheat Ridge High School, All American Honorable mention @ CU